Alison's Zinnia by Anita Lobel

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Alison acquired an Amaryllis for Beryl. Beryl bought a Bergonia for Crystal. Crystal cut a Chrysanthemum for Dawn.

And so it went until Yolansa yanked a Yucca for Zena, who zeroed in on a Zinnia for Alison...

Anita Lobel's dazzling flower paintings glow with life and turn an original and witty alphabet book into a magnificent floral display for all ages.

Alison acquired an Amaryllis for Beryl.
Beryl bought a Begonia for Crystal.
Crystal cut a Chrysanthemum for Dawn.

And so it went, until Yolanda yanked a Yucca for Zena, who zeroed in on a Zinnia for Alison ...

Anita Lobel's dazzling flower paintings glow with life and turn an original and witty alphabet book into a magnificent floral display for all ages.

 

About Anita Lobel

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Anita Lobel's name is synonymous with the best in children's literature. She is the creator of such classics as "Alison's Zinnia" and "Away from Home", and she received a Caldecott Honor for her illustrations in "On Market Street". She is the creator of two books about her cat, Nini, "One Lighthouse, One Moon" (a "New York Times" Best Illustrated Book), and "Nini Here and There". Her childhood memoir, "No Pretty Pictures: A Child of War", was a finalist for the National Book Award. Anita Lobel lives in New York City.
 
Published October 17, 1990 by Greenwillow. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Flowers and the girls who give and receive them (""Beryl bought a Begonia for Crystal"") take readers through an alphabet brought to full bloom by lushly colored illustrations.

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